The Color of Water:
A Black Man’s Tribute to His White Mother
by James McBride
Recommended by Maureen Hooley McHugh (’66) who writes, “excellent memoir - after reading, it sure gives one pause for thought about just how good a life we all have & how sometimes you just gotta tough things out”.
(Winner of the 1997 Anisfield-Wolf Book Award for Literary Excellence. In 2003 it was the inaugural selection of “New York City Reads Together” and was the 2004 selection of “One Book/One Philadelphia”.)